Ofcom chair says tech firms must prioritise safety alongside clicks

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Ofcom chair says tech firms must prioritise safety alongside clicks Michael Grade cites Molly Russell’s death as reminder of urgent need for new era of accountability The death of Läs mer…

Meta Disabled a Pro-Kremlin Campaign of Fake News About Ukraine

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A sprawling disinformation network originating in Russia sought to use hundreds of fake social media accounts and dozens of sham news websites to spread Kremlin talking points about the Läs mer…

TikTok could face £27m fine for failing to protect children’s privacy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; TikTok could face £27m fine for failing to protect children’s privacy Investigation finds video-sharing app may have breached UK data protection law between 2018 and 2020 TikTok is facing Läs mer…

Interest in dangerous ‘NyQuil chicken’ videos surged after US agency warning

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Interest in dangerous ‘NyQuil chicken’ videos surged after US agency warning TikTok searches soared amid flood of media coverage, raising questions about the response to extreme social media challenges Läs mer…

The Promise—And Possible Perils—of Editing What We Say Online

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Have you ever sent a text or shared something online that you immediately regretted? Most of us have. Facing the ramifications of saying something thoughtless, reckless, or rash can Läs mer…

Pinterest executive ‘deeply regrets’ content viewed by Molly Russell

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Pinterest executive ‘deeply regrets’ content viewed by Molly Russell Inquest hears teenager viewed multiple images of self-harm on Pinterest before she killed herself A senior executive at Pinterest has Läs mer…

TikTok Users Are Likely to See Misinformation on Elections, Vaccines, and More, Researchers Say

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; TikTok may be the platform of choice for catchy videos, but anyone using it to learn about COVID-19, climate change or Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is likely to encounter Läs mer…

‘Real Harm to Real People.’ Twitter Whistleblower ‘Mudge’ Testifies Over Security Failures

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In his first public appearance since he made a series of explosive accusations against Twitter in a whistleblower complaint last month, Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, the company’s former security chief, Läs mer…

‘So many people tell me they wish they could get out!’ Can we escape the tyranny of WhatsApp groups?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘So many people tell me they wish they could get out!’ Can we escape the tyranny of WhatsApp groups? Group chats were a lifeline during lockdown – but for Läs mer…

For Some Women With ADHD, TikTok Is the First Place They Felt Heard

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Emilie Leyes, 27, works with actors in New York to build mental resilience and manage work stress. When she started scrolling through TikToks about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Läs mer…

Twitter whistleblower: what questions will Peiter Zatko face from lawmakers?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Explainer Twitter whistleblower: what questions will Peiter Zatko face from lawmakers? Whistleblower expected to give damning evidence of data and information security failings Twitter’s former head of security, Peiter Läs mer…

‘Everyone thinks this little old lady is hysterical’: the older TikTok stars with millions of followers

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘Everyone thinks this little old lady is hysterical’: the older TikTok stars with millions of followers When 92-year-old Lillian’s video went viral, no one could believe it – least Läs mer…

‘We can do better’: Snapchat to target millennials after missing goals

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘We can do better’: Snapchat to target millennials after missing goals CEO says messaging app needs to focus on thirtysomethings and ‘big five’ countries – Mexico, Brazil, Italy, Spain Läs mer…

Elon Musk Can Use Twitter Whistleblower Complaint in Lawsuit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk can bring a Twitter Inc. whistle-blower’s complaint about spam and bots on the social media platform into his defense against the company’s lawsuit to make him complete Läs mer…

Should we delete our period tracking apps?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; More ways to listen Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify RSS Feed Download Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via Email Since Roe v Wade was overturned in the Läs mer…

‘It’s the way the industry is going’: how YouTube is transforming podcasting

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘It’s the way the industry is going’: how YouTube is transforming podcasting Video podcasts are booming, giving creators access to new audiences. But does this risk ruining what made Läs mer…

OnlyFans profits boom as users spent $4.8bn on platform last year

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; OnlyFans profits boom as users spent $4.8bn on platform last year Highly profitable company paid out more than $500m to reclusive owner Leonid Radvinsky in last two years OnlyFans Läs mer…

‘Britain’s most racist YouTuber’ has channel terminated

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘Britain’s most racist YouTuber’ has channel terminated James Owens used codewords, euphemisms and fake accent to dodge monitors and identification YouTube has closed down a channel used by an Läs mer…

Twitter to allow users to edit tweets after posting

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter trials letting users edit tweets after posting Social media giant says much-requested feature lets users change tweets for up to 30 minutes Twitter is trialing an editing feature Läs mer…

TRUTH Social’s Biggest Problem Is Trump

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump’s social media company, TRUTH Social, is struggling with a host of financial, legal, and technical issues that threaten its very future. But its biggest problem, according to Läs mer…

Snapchat firm cuts 1,300 staff in face of advertising downturn

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Snapchat firm cuts 1,300 staff in face of advertising downturn US firm Snap to focus on its core messaging product as it reports revenue growth well below expectations The Läs mer…

Snap Said to Be Cutting 20% of Workforce

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Snap Inc. is planning to lay off about 20% of its nearly 6,500 employees following weeks of planning, the Verge reported. Job cuts will begin on Wednesday with the Läs mer…

Instagram Adds Ways for Users to Adjust Their Suggested Posts

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Instagram, racing to improve its algorithm to catch up with TikTok, is asking its users for some input. The social media app, owned by Meta Platforms Inc., is now Läs mer…

Elon Musk Cites Whistleblower in Effort to Scrap Twitter Deal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Elon Musk has cited the recent accusations from a Twitter Inc. whistleblower as a new reason to terminate the $44 billion takeover of the social media platform. Read more: Läs mer…